Written by Alice Webster
Directed by Emelia Wenzel

Two young women in 1893 grapple with their love for each other in the fallout of a major decision.

meet the team
Alice Webster

Playwright | ALICE WEBSTER*

Alice Webster is a third-year English and Creative Writing and Theatre double-major and the playwright of Childish Hearts. She is the publicist for the UI English Society, a drama editor for earthwords: the undergraduate literary review, and a programming intern with the IYWP. This is her first time seeing her work performed, and she couldn’t be more excited! She’d like to thank Holland, Kyra, and Emelia for putting so much care and effort into bringing her script to life, the wonderful crew and designers for all their hard work, and Amanda Keating for guiding her through the start of her playwriting journey. 

Emelia Wenzel


Kyra LaGrange


Kyra LaGrange is super excited to be a part of the Ten-Minute Play Festival! This is her first production at UIowa, and she is a freshman double majoring in Screenwriting & Communications. She hopes everyone enjoys all the plays (but especially Childish Hearts!).

Holland Larned


Holland is a second-year student at Iowa studying Theatre, Italian, and pursuing a certificate in Social Justice and the Performing Arts. This is their second time hitting the stage at Iowa following the vivacious Grandmother Bacchae in The Bacchae last semester. Thank you to the whole Ten-Minute team!  

*Undergraduate student. UI Theatre is dedicated to providing hands-on theatre experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.

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